Book Review & Giveaway: Noah’s Swim-A-Thon by Ann D. Koffsky
Noah loves camp. He loves kickball, and arts and crafts, and singing, and being with his friends. But swimming makes his “arms feel goose-bumpy, his eyes feel stingy, and his nose feel stuffy.” Noah won’t go in the pool, until he learns about the camp swim-a-thon and how he can help other kids enjoy the camp he loves so much. Ann Koffsky’s joyful text and bright illustrations teach young children about the values of tzedakah and perseverance, while sharing the magic of Jewish summer camp. Noah’s Swim-a-Thon is sure to be a hit with both campers and their parents.
This is a story about a boy trying to get pass his fear of swimming. Even with the help of the lifeguard, Noah couldn’t find any good reason for entering the pool. Interesting part is when Noah did over come his fear after he had the opportunity to help contribute to tzedakah so that less fortunate kids could attend camp. It helps encourage children that no matter what they are afraid of they can surely overcome it.
I like the illustration done by the author using bright and bold colors to bring the book to life. Showing how Noah felt about swimming with the stingy,stuffy and bumpy on his body. I recommed this book. For Author’s interview with Mymcbooks click https://mymcbooks.wordpress.com/author-interviews/ Author’s website www.annkoffsky.com
Read Level: 4 – 8
I received a complimentary copy from the Author to review and giveaway on my blog.
The Author Ann D Koffsky is giving away 1 copy free to 1 lucky winner.
Giveaway Ends 25th April @ 12 noon
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